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Months of the Islamic Calendar: Meanings

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There are twelve months in the Islamic lunar calendar. Since their names are in Arabic, their meanings might be somewhat difficult to grasp for a non-Arabic speaking audience. In this short piece, we briefly examine these terms. 1. Muharram: is named so because the Arabs used to prohibit fighting during it. 2. Safar: is named […]